negative compulsion

See: coercion
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I have a clue now, as found in the pages of Mahon's enlightening book and its magical message that mindfulness and meditation are positives that can counter any kind of negative compulsions, whether before, after or during a meal.
I respect the validity of Holodook," said Goldsmith, "because it says that the mutual obligations of the parent-child relationship derive their vitality from natural instinct, love, and morality, and not from the essentially negative compulsions of the law's directives and sanctions.